Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Theft from a retail store ends in Burglary charge; Daily incident report

  Arrested: Olivia M. Stevig, 22, Emmett

   Charges: Burglary (F)

   Boise Police responded to a report of a theft at a retail store on the 1600 block of South Vista Avenue yesterday, March 13th, at approximately 1:30 p.m. Store employees tell police that they witnessed the suspect conceal six DVD movies  and then leave the store without paying for them. Employees detained the suspect until officers arrived. Officers believe the suspect entered the store with the intent to commit the theft resulting in the burglary charge. The suspect was transported to the Ada County Jail and booked on the above listed charges.

   The Boise Police Department has developed a positive, productive working relationship with loss prevention agents from many local retail stores, large and small, local and national chains. The goal of the program is to work with retailers and the Boise business community to reduce retail theft and fraud, crimes that have significant impacts on consumer prices.

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   Warrant Arrested: Keri M. Murray, 33, Caldwell

   Warrant Charges: Providing False Information on a Title Document (F)

     The suspect was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for Providing False Information on a Title Document early this morning.

    The arrest warrant stems from an ongoing investigation into a vehicle title document containing false information in 2010. Evidence indicates the suspect used the fraudulent document to obtain a title under false pretenses. That investigative information was forwarded to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and resulted in the felony warrant. Further inquiries into this case should be directed to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office. 

TITLE 49 MOTOR VEHICLES CHAPTER 5 VEHICLE TITLES 49-518. Altering or forging certificate -- Stolen cars -- Destroying or altering engine or decal number -- Use of fictitious name -- Fraud. It shall be a felony for any person to: (1)Alter or forge any certificate of title or salvage certificate of ownership to a vehicle, or any assignment thereof, or any cancellation of any liens on a vehicle; or (2)Hold or use a certificate of title or salvage certificate of ownership or assignment or cancellation knowing it to be altered or forged;

 

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information